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ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier 2017 to Showcase World No. 1 Team SK Gaming & ELEAGUE Major Champions Astralis in Live Group D Coverage Beginning Friday, Sept. 29, at 10 p.m. ET on TBS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ELEAGUE
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017
ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier 2017 to Showcase World No. 1 Team SK Gaming & ELEAGUE Major Champions Astralis in Live Group D Coverage Beginning Friday, Sept. 29, at 10 p.m. ET on TBS
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LIVE TBS SHOWCASE:  Turner and IMG’s ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier 2017 will present live coverage of the Group D showcase beginning Friday, Sept. 29, at 10 p.m. ET on TBS. The Premier's final group stage competition will see the top-ranked CS:GO team SK Gaming, ELEAGUE Major and Clash for Cash: The Rematch Champions Astralis, popular North American contender Team Liquid and qualifying hopefuls Heroic, contending for the final two remaining playoff spots and a larger share of the event's $1 million prize pool.

LIVE DIGITAL COVERAGE: Live digital coverage will begin Friday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. across Twitch, ELEAGUE.com and YouTube in addition to the Friday night showcase. Live match coverage will continue Saturday, Sept. 29, at 2 p.m. across those digital platforms.

PATH OF DOMINANCE: At the centerpiece of Group D will be the world's top-ranked Counter-Strike team SK Gaming, led by Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo. SK Gaming will look to secure a playoff berth at ELEAGUE and build on their recent top-five finish at ESL One New York.
HOMETOWN HEROES: Representing North America in Group D will be Team Liquid and 20-year-old prodigy Jonathan "ELiGE" Jabolonowski. Liquid has shown momentum of late, reaching the finals in New York before falling to FaZe Clan.
 
Executive Viewpoint
"[SK Gaming is] certainly playing like the best team in the world right now."
– Richard Lewis
ELEAGUE Host
 
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